Five UMBC students see their degrees as a step toward community impact

“Being a valedictorian for me is about honoring South Asian women feminists whose achievements were not as visible when I was growing up. It is also about the need to transform research and community service skills into direct activism.”—Samiksha Manjani

Princeton Review recognizes UMBC as one of the top universities in the nation

UMBC’s Princeton Review profile speaks directly to the dedication and commitment of the university’s faculty and staff. As one student says, “UMBC wants to see every student succeed—they provide you with the tools, people, and resources to make sure you get where you want to go in life.”

UMBC’s Susan McCully premieres Cone sisters drama “All She Must Possess”

The Cone sisters are beloved in Baltimore and known internationally for the art collection that is their legacy. Now, they are also the subject of “All She Must Possess,” a new production by playwright Susan McCully, assistant professor of theatre at UMBC. The Rep Stage in Columbia, Maryland, will host the play’s world premiere as part of the 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival this month.

Jacob Mueller, Linehan Scholar, lights his way to a theatre career

“UMBC has prepared me to be a multi-faceted, problem-solving artist,” says Mueller. “The well-rounded liberal arts degree training has been a catalyst for both my academic and artistic accomplishments…in my field as a theatrical lighting designer.”

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